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POW Camps Part 2

The Francis E. Warren Air Force Base has been part of the Wyoming landscape since 1867, and continues to serve to this day. Used by the Army from 1867 to 1945 many people do not know that the base, at...

 

Bluffs Veterinary Clinic has new Veterinarian

For those of us saddened by the departure of Dr. Joya Migliaccio from the Bluffs Vet, there is reason to smile again as we welcome Dr. Tanner Kremke to our little town. Dr. Kremke is a transplant from...

 

Swearing In

Monday's town council meeting began with the swearing in of Council member Michael "Bubba" Ragsdale for another term. After swearing his oath of office The council moved on to the consent agenda for t...

 

Downrange Warriors A Veteran Story

Every day in this country twenty to twenty-two veterans commit suicide because they can no longer deal with the turmoil that is going on inside of themselves after their service. In this day and age...

 

Legal Aid of Wyoming gives assistance at VA for Veterans

Thursday the thirteenth of June saw the arrival of Legal Aide of Wyoming at the Cheyenne VA Hospital for Veterans Law Night. Attorney and Executive Director of Legal Aide Ray Macchia and Co-Chairman...

 

Madden adds another Badge

Laramie County Coroner Rebecca Reid and Chief Deputy Coroner Char Madden will work tirelessly for you even though you'll never know that they were there. Both of these women are very dedicated to...

 

Pine Bluffs has history of WWII POW Camp

Cheryl O'Brien has a passion for history. She and her husband travel all over Wyoming in a search for information about the World War II POW camps that were here in our great state. Pine Bluffs was ho...

 

New Burns Mayor presides over first meeting

New Mayor Jim Clark presided over his first town council meeting Monday night, and first order of business was the announcement of the resignation of council member Ron Hopkins. The council will...

 

Friendship Force held for second year

For the second year in a row the Texas Trail Museum hosted the Friendship Force. A group of twenty people came to visit our museum, learn a little about our history, and enjoy the feeling of small town Wyoming. Of the twenty visitors all but two...

 

Laramie County 4H West Archery Competition

Saturday saw an incredibly windy day for the Laramie County 4H West Archery Competition, but all participants did the best they could with what they had. There were definitely a few familiar faces in...

 

City officers and councilmen sworn in for next term

Monday's town council meeting saw the swearing in of Tom Mohren for another term. Mayor Allan also saw over the swearing in of offices: Carleen Graves as Clerk, Kim Patterson as Treasurer, Justin...

 

SafeKids hold safety check for Pine Bluffs

Victoria Ingerle, Child Injury Prevention Coordinator for the Cheyenne Regional Medical Center, was on hand during the yard sale on Saturday to help residents check the safety of their car seats....

 

Tractor Pulling on the farm

The Kranz Farm held the annual tractor pull on Saturday and Sunday of this last week. These events can go up to five divisions and 10,000 pounds. Participants are awarded cash prizes for the first,...

 

Community Yard Sales

Saturday, June 1, 2019 was the annual Pine Bluffs yard sale, and the weather was awesome! Die hards hit the streets as early as 7 a.m. to find the best deals. Over 20 local residents set up shop in...

 

Memorial Day Ceremony honors the fallen

Monday's Memorial Day ceremony at the Pine Bluffs Cemetery was conducted by Donald Eisenhauer American Legion Post #60 Commander John Wise. Vietnam Veteran and American Legion Chaplain Marine Louie...

 

Texas Trail Museum holds annual meeting

The Texas Trail Museum held its annual meeting on Saturday, May 18th at the Pine Bluffs Senior Center. Members in attendance were treated to an old fashioned sausage bake complete with corn,...

 

High West Energy Military Appreciation BBQ

The Cheyenne chapter of the Military Affairs Committee (MAC) held its annual military appreciation barbecue on Saturday, May 18th despite the drizzle and the chill. Over 200 people showed up to the...

 

New wooden lanes for Pine Bowl

Haven't bowled that perfect 300 game yet? Never fear the Pine Bowl is getting a new floor! Owners Jim and Kate Zitek have decided to replace the half inch overlay that covers the wood lanes that were...

 

2019 Class awards for Pine Bluffs HS

The Pine Bluffs Junior and Senior High School awards ceremony saw everything from class awards for beards and races to awards for almost perfect ACT scores and scholarships. With a welcome from...

 

University of Wyoming signs four new "Pokes"

University of Wyoming admissions officers Katie Watson and Richard Ward came Wednesday morning bearing gifts for their four prospects signees. Pine Bluffs High School seniors signing their letters of...

 

Weather spotter training

The National Weather Service (NWS) in Cheyenne offered weather spotter training at the Pine Bluffs town hall on May 7th. This training was devised to help local residents understand what to watch for when dealing with severe weather. Oftentimes in...

 

Randall, Walls and Barker win awards in District 6 Department of Wyoming American Legion

American Legion Pine Bluffs post 60 Commander John Wise presented three Pine Bluffs recipients district awards in a ceremony conducted at the post on Wednesday, May 9th. The Donald Eisenhauer...

 

Pine Bluffs Knights of Columbus Golf Tourney

Bitter winds and heavy coats did not stop the Pine Bluffs Knights of Columbus from teeing off for their annual charity golf tournament this last Saturday. Several teams showed up to brave the...

 

Herman and Shmidl enlist in Wyoming National Guard

Two young men decided to be all they could be this morning at an official signing of intent to enlist in the Wyoming National Guard upon graduation. As parents Teresa and David Herman and Ana and Shaw...

 

Big Boy 4014 and Living Legend 844 run again

In 1868 a small out of the way spot was designated Rock Ranch. It was made up of a tent, a slab shack with a chimney, and one square shed. One year later this would become Pine Bluffs. By 1884 Pine...

 

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